Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.14.19. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.5.19. Executive sessions scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation 2.12.19 and 2.14.19. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.19.19; 1st substitute bill passed. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 2.21.19. Placed on second reading consent calendar on 2.26.19. 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading. Passed on Third Reading on 3.8.19. In the House: First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning on 3.11.19. Heard in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 3.28.19. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken, in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 4.2.19. Amended onto SB 5955 on the House floor on 4.4.19 prior to passage. By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading on 4.28.19. The bill will be alive next session; however, the substance of the bill was amended onto SB5955, that passed the legislature. (updated 5.3.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

O'Ban

Modifies language in RCW 26.44.080 and 26.44.030 regarding mandatory reporting and penalties by including any person who knowingly fails a report be made and/or obstructs the duty of a mandatory reporter to be guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Requires state contracts with youth-serving organizations to include a requirement that the organizations provide a signed acknowledgment of their compliance with the mandatory reporter posting law.

Amendments:

Updated on 4.12.19:

1st substitute:

  • The Washington Institute for Public Policy final report on short-term case aides is due June 30, 2021.